Make sure to check out admission requirements and deadlines for your college choices.

1. Submit application and application fee.

2. Send your SAT/ACT scores ( or or arrange to the COMPASS if required by technical college.

3. Send transcript ( or 

**Purchase your cap and gown ASAP. Each month after December the cost only goes up!

The VHS Guidance & Counseling Department is on FACEBOOK!

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Friend us today for up to date info on:

- scholarships-deadlines

-test dates-resources

- plus much more! 

SAT Test Prep

SAT study materials are available to any student who is planning to take the SAT. Copies of The Official SAT Study Guide by Collegeboard are available for checkout in IMC 2.  Also, registration information for The Official SAT Online Course is available in the counseling office.  Students may come to counseling office before or after school or during advisement
with a pass to obtain information about the online course.

The Valdosta High School Guidance/Counseling Department is staffed with six certified professional school counselors and two secretaries available to provide assistance with educational planning, career decision making and personal/social concerns.

9th Grade:

9th Grade Academy counselors serving all 1st year 9th grade students.

  • Mr. Brian Law
  • Mrs. Erin K. Gaskins
  • Ms. Judy Ricketson- Secretary for the 9th Grade Academy

10th-12th Grades:

10th -12th grade students are assigned to a counselor by Houses/Teams. A student's House is determined by the House to which his/her homeroom teacher is assigned.  

    • Mrs. Melanie Drayton- Counselor for House 6
    • Mrs. Sheryl Giddens- Counselor for House 7
    • Mrs. Helen Jackson-Counselor for House 8
    • Mrs. Erin K. Gaskins-Transition Specialist
    • Mrs. Virginia Briggs-Guidance Secretary for 10-12th

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